Honored by Movieline with the "One to Watch" Award, Canadian-born Gregory Smith stars as the sensitive yet strong-willed teen Ephram Brown in The WB's hit Monday night drama "Everwood." Smith was also the recipient of the 1997 UNICEF Award at the Berlin Film Festival as well as the Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actor for his role in the film "My Teacher Ate My Homework," which co-starred Shelley Duvall.
At the age of 21, Smith already has nine feature films to his name, as well as more than a dozen television credits. He began his acting career at the age of 6 with a starring role in the feature film "Andre." He quickly followed that performance with the fantasy film "Leaping Leprechaun" and its sequel "Spellbreaker: Leaping Leprechaun 2." He then went on to star in "The Adventures of Captain Zoom in Outer Space" before being cast as Sport in Nickelodeon's first feature film "Harriet the Spy." Other film credits include "Krippendorf's Tribe" playing Richard Dreyfuss' son, "Small Soldiers" and the independent film "The Climb," opposite John Hurt.
During his summer hiatus, Smith wrapped production on the feature "Nearing Grace," opposite Jordana Brewster, and "Kids in America." Smith co-starred opposite Mel Gibson in "The Patriot" and was featured alongside co-stars Colin Farrell and Scott Caan in "American Outlaws." He can also be seen in the independent film "Book of Love," which premiered at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival.
His television credits include "Kate Brasher," opposite Mary Stuart Masterson, Rhea Pearlman and Hector Elizondo, and the miniseries "A Wrinkle In Time." Smith has also had numerous guest-starring roles on such television programs as "Sirens," "The Commish," "Outer Limits," "Street Justice," "Hat Squad" and "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" He also starred in the television movie "Zenon - Girl of the 21st Century."
Smith enjoys spending time with his friends and three younger siblings, two brothers and a sister, who are all hoping to follow in their older brother's acting footsteps. A dual citizen of the United States and Canada, he currently lives in Utah for the filming of "Everwood."
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